Actor Ken Watanabe Returns To Broadway Musical

Actor Ken Watanabe returns to Broadway musicalJapanese actor Ken Watanabe is set for a return to Broadway following treatment for cancer.
Watanabe announced last month he underwent endoscopic surgery for early-stage stomach cancer.

He is due back in the leading role of the musical "The King and I" on March 17th.

The actor said before flying out of Japan on Saturday that he was in hospital for just 4 days, and has maintained almost the same physical condition as before his operation.

He said he has returned to training, and the hardest part of his ordeal was going without food for 3 days before surgery.

Watanabe told fans he was sorry for causing them to worry, and asked for their continued support.